In this video by KQED, “QUEST asks how high will the Bay rise and when? And what steps can communities take to plan for it?”
Cal-Adapt has been designed to provide access the wealth of data and information that has been, and continues to be, produced by the State’s scientific and research community. The data available in this site offer a view of how climate change might affect California at the local level. Here you can work with visualization tools, access data, and participate in community sharing to contribute your own knowledge.
Teach students about plate tectonics, earthquakes, and maps by doing a two-week plotting lesson. Advanced students can differentiate between deep and shallow earthquakes to enhance the impression of three-dimensional Earth systems.
IRIS (Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology) offers this wonderful resource on earthquake education. When a major earthquake occurs, IRIS uploads a PowerPoint and a PDF with photos, maps, and explanations about the tectonic setting and the earthquake itself. Connect your lesson to the broader world using these presentations! Also available en Español.
Learn about the many Earth systems in this interactive, web-based textbook. Chapters include matter, dynamic systems like volcanoes and plate tectonics, hydrosphere, atmosphere, the local space system, and Earth history.